Kent State University

Kent, OH

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Kent State University, located in suburban Kent, OH, offers numerous academic programs from the Graduate School of Management, the College and Graduate School of Education, Health and Human Services, and the highly ranked School of Speech Pathology and Audiology with seven campuses across the state. This public institution, founded in 1910, is surrounded by entertainment with the Blossom Music Center, the Porthouse Theatre, and the Wick Poetry Center nearby. The school also offers many organizations on campus.

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Quick Facts


PO Box 5190
Kent, OH 44242-0001
Institutional Control: Public
Year Founded: 1910

Admission

Academic calendar: Semester
May 01 application deadline
84.4% accepted

2015-2016 Tuition

3% Used GI Bill benefits to partially or fully finance tuition and fees
$18,212 Tuition and Fees

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Summary


Specialties

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School Details

Has guaranteed admission agreement with at least one other institution: N/A
Guaranteed admission agreement URL: N/A

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, certificate, doctorate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Special education and teaching, general, Computer systems analysis/analyst, Art teacher education, Chemistry teacher education, Speech communication and rhetoric, African-american/black studies, Visual and performing arts, general, Architecture, Fashion merchandising, Kinesiology and exercise science, Interior design, Teaching english as a second or foreign language/esl language instructor, Psychology, general, General studies, Computer and information sciences, general, Business/managerial economics, Art history, criticism and conservation, Clinical nutrition/nutritionist, Audiology/audiologist and speech-language pathology/pathologist, Human development and family studies, general, Geography, Advertising, Health teacher education, Music teacher education, Humanities/humanistic studies, Journalism, Chemistry, general, Sign language interpretation and translation, Legal assistant/paralegal, Physics, general, Public relations/image management, Aeronautics/aviation/aerospace science and technology, general, Music, general, Peace studies and conflict resolution, Anthropology, Botany/plant biology, Russian language and literature, Digital communication and media/multimedia, Marketing/marketing management, general, Finance, general, French language and literature, English language and literature, general, Public health, general, Education, general, Biology/biological sciences, general, Science teacher education/general science teacher education, History, general, Physical education teaching and coaching, Clinical laboratory science/medical technology/technologist, Athletic training/trainer, Parks, recreation and leisure facilities management, general, Accounting, Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial studies, Sport and fitness administration/management, Business administration and management, general, Commercial and advertising art, Biological and biomedical sciences, other, Geology/earth science, general, Mathematics, general, Social studies teacher education, Sociology, Biotechnology, Political science and government, general, Dance, general, Fashion/apparel design, Health/medical preparatory programs, other, Industrial engineering, International relations and affairs, Crafts/craft design, folk art and artisanry, Mathematics teacher education, Criminal justice/safety studies, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, Construction management, Junior high/intermediate/middle school education and teaching, Business/commerce, general, Registered nursing/registered nurse, German language and literature, Applied mathematics, general, Drama and dramatics/theatre arts, general, Hospitality administration/management, general, Spanish language and literature, Zoology/animal biology, Language interpretation and translation, Natural resources/conservation, general, Philosophy, Painting

Minors Offered

Computer systems analysis/analyst, Design and visual communications, general, Sustainability studies, Human resources management/personnel administration, general, Speech communication and rhetoric, African-american/black studies, Network and system administration/administrator, Architecture, Italian language and literature, Computer programming/programmer, general, Fashion merchandising, Ethics, Rhetoric and composition, Arabic language and literature, Religion/religious studies, Psychology, general, Latin language and literature, Ethnic, cultural minority, gender, and group studies, other, Computer and information sciences, general, Business/managerial economics, Women's studies, Art history, criticism and conservation, African studies, Metal and jewelry arts, International business/trade/commerce, Adult development and aging, Human development and family studies, general, Geography, Advertising, Health teacher education, Humanities/humanistic studies, Journalism, Meeting and event planning, Chemistry, general, Acting, Sign language interpretation and translation, Legal assistant/paralegal, Physics, general, Public relations/image management, Aeronautics/aviation/aerospace science and technology, general, Music, general, Mass communication/media studies, Medieval and renaissance studies, Ancient/classical greek language and literature, Peace studies and conflict resolution, Fiber, textile and weaving arts, Game and interactive media design, Anthropology, Russian language and literature, Digital communication and media/multimedia, Marketing/marketing management, general, Finance, general, French language and literature, Chinese language and literature, English language and literature, general, Public health, general, Education, general, Biology/biological sciences, general, History, general, Urban studies/affairs, Physical education teaching and coaching, Computer hardware technology/technician, Music, other, Athletic training/trainer, Japanese language and literature, Non-profit/public/organizational management, Parks, recreation and leisure facilities management, general, Accounting, Pre-law studies, Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial studies, Sport and fitness administration/management, Business administration and management, general, Commercial and advertising art, Photojournalism, Organizational communication, general, Air traffic controller, Computer software and media applications, other, Geology/earth science, general, Mathematics, general, Aerospace, aeronautical and astronautical/space engineering, Sociology, Latin american studies, Political science and government, general, Dance, general, Crafts/craft design, folk art and artisanry, Criminal justice/safety studies, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, Technical theatre/theatre design and technology, Construction management, Gay/lesbian studies, Business/commerce, general, Jewish/judaic studies, German language and literature, Applied mathematics, general, Human development, family studies, and related services, other, Drama and dramatics/theatre arts, general, Hospitality administration/management, general, Spanish language and literature, Health communication, Philosophy, Painting

General Student Body Information

Gender distribution: 
Total number of undergraduates: 23,328
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 19,978
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 2,552

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, international students, minority student, military, older student, personal, psychological, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Student patrols; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: Campus ministries, Choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, international student organization, literary magazine, marching band, model un, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: Baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), wrestling
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: Basketball, cross country, field hockey, golf, gymnastics, soccer, softball, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball


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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 3 3 8
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 1 3 1
Aggravated assault 1 2 2
Burglary 17 8 5
Motor vehicle theft 1 1 0
Arson 1 5 16
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 2 2 7
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 11 7 4
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 1 4 15
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 3 2 2
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 4 1
Burglary 2 4 4
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 3 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 1 4 0
Drug law violations 169 150 134
Liquor law violations 356 228 202
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 92 74 82
Liquor law violations 112 125 131
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 1 0
Drug law violations 0 1 3
Liquor law violations 2 4 12

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.